How to Apply



Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in order to align with the Shanghai authorities guidelines and cooperate with the school's pandemic prevention arrangements, the 2020 High School Academy has been officially canceled. The application and admission have been suspended.

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While we regret that we cannot offer the program this summer as planned, NYU is offering a variety of our summer programs online. Visit our Online High School Programs page for more information.


Application Deadlines

Seats are limited, so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.


Application Checklist

You would need the following documents when you fill out the online application form:

  • Copy of Your ID Card or passport identification page ( For international students, you will also need to provide a copy of your Chinese visa page.)

  • Copy of Your Academic Transcript
    The official transcript should include each course you studied and the grades you earned from the most recent semester. Academic records should be issued in Chinese or English. (Note: Chinese high school students should provide a transcript with school stamps.)

  • Statement of Purpose (download the guide)

Not sure if you are eligible to apply? Check out the High School Academy program eligibility.


Admission Decision

We will notify you of our admission decision within two weeks after receiving your completed application. The review process may be longer for students who need to provide additional information regarding their academic records or language proficiency.


Program and Course Fees

  • Tuition: 9,888 RMB per one-week course 

  • Housing  Fees: 1075 RMB per week for a Standard Double Room
    Housing is available at the NYU Shanghai residence halls located approximately 15 minutes from the academic building, in the Jinqiao area of Pudong. Shuttle service will be provided to and from the NYU Shanghai campus. Housing is optional. 

  • Dining Costs: Approximately 50–60 RMB out of pocket per day at the NYU Shanghai cafeteria (Monday–Friday only). Students will be responsible for their own meals on the weekends. There are many dining options around the residence halls and the NYU Shanghai campus.